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A BIT ABOUT US...

Byte/Dept® is a marketing technology agency based in London, New York and Berlin on a mission to combine technology and creativity to solve brands’ problems. We bring together data, technology, content, and paid media to drive revenue for brands. Our clients include Spotify, ASOS, Just Eat Takeaway, Twitch, Zoopla, TikTok, and Tinder. Since being founded in 2014, Byte/Dept® has grown to more than 170 brilliant people.

Dept is a leading digital agency with 27 offices in 13 countries around the world.  

CORE SERVICES

  • Digital strategy
  • Creative idea generation
  • Digital content production
  • Dynamic creative and assets at scale 
  • Chatbot design & build
  • AR lenses
  • Automated digital products
  • R&D emerging technologies
  • MarTech consultancy
  • Web 3.0 Consultancy
  • Metaverse Content Development and Production
  • Paid media strategy
  • Biddable media planning & buying
  • Automation of processes
  • Data analytics & insights



JOB PURPOSE

Video editors at Byte bring to life authentic ideas that capture audiences’ attention. They work within different formats and social platforms, leveraging the latest tech. They combine strategic thinking and storytelling with technical prowess, collaborating with creative planners, designers and motion designers to deliver innovative work. We are looking for creative thinkers who can help shape ideas as well as turn them into realities.

Our office in New York needs a Mid-level Video Editor to join our team of 20 creatives to help us tackle our exciting client work. The team is made up of art directors, graphic designers, illustrators, animators (2D + 3D), and video editors, which means each creative brings something different to every project.

This Mid-level Video Editor role would be primarily dedicated to our work on the Twitch account where they will work with the rest of the Twitch design team to execute daily social and campaign tasks.

The base compensation for this full-time position will be between $60,000 - $80,000. Salary will commensurate with the person's appropriate work experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This role is fast paced, varied and constantly evolving.

  • Working with the design and creative planning teams to bring work to fruition 
  • Work with different formats and platforms to create global campaigns 
  • Be involved in creative production - Taking the creative from start to finish with the team
  • Be invested in creative idea development and campaign look and feel
  • Be available to the idea of working with untraditional types of footage
  • Communicate often and clearly with your team and your manager
  • Time manage yourself and your projects
  • Be aware of and respond to current design and culture
  • Present work internally and externally
  • Contribute to our creative process by sharing your ideas and experience

SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  • 4+ years relevant experience
  • A portfolio including video editing work
  • Understanding of effective editing/composition (framing)/storytelling foundations
  • Knowledge in each step of post-production:
  • Ingest, Organize, Assembly, Edit, Sound, Color, Delivery
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Primarily Premiere/Media Encoder
  • After Effects/Audition/DaVinci Resolve are a plus 
  • Advanced problem solving skills & utilizing your available resources
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and high attention to detail
  • Experience presenting your work
  • Ability to remain focused under pressure within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work within a team as well as with clients
  • A love for learning new things and exploring new formats

Nice to have:

  • An interest in video games/streaming culture (Twitch specific)
  • Color grading experience
  • Advanced audio editing skills

 

HEALTH, WELLBEING & BENEFITS 

As the business has grown, we have and will continue to evolve the benefits that we offer to our people. Here is a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect. 

  • 20 vacation days, 5 personal/sick days plus 11 observed public holidays and your birthday off each year
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits 
  • FSA and HSA benefits
  • 401(k) plus company matching
  • Commuter benefit program
  • Flexible working* 
  • Mental Health First Aiders 
  • Events throughout the year to promote health & wellbeing 
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Events calendar throughout the year promoting health & wellbeing, learning, fun, and good Bytes
  • Global Annual Dept Cares Day which cadets can donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual Dept Festival 

*The COVID-19 pandemic has seen nearly everybody move to remote working and this is something we’ll continue to do this year. Our approach is reviewed and adapted in line with the changing restrictions. When it’s safe to return to the office our flexible working approach will include a hybrid mode of working incorporating remote and in-office working.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 

Diversity, Equal Opportunity & Inclusion (DEI) are hugely important to us. Our DEI commitments sit at the core of our business and are part of our culture. We’ve always held the belief that being a progressive and innovative business necessitates a diverse team with an inclusive attitude - one cannot exist without the other. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop, nurture and retain the most talented people from a range of diverse backgrounds, skills and perspectives. We encourage all applications irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality, marital status, and disability. 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Self-starting, reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Open to feedback and ideas
  • Clear communicator
  • Sense of humour

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